Upcoming events

    • Thursday, May 05, 2022
    • Thursday, August 04, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • Zoom
    • 39
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    LIANZA ACCESSIBILITY WORKSHOPS
    First Thursday of the Month (May-August) at 10:30AM - 11:30 AM

    Tom Smith has been working at Blind Low Vision NZ for almost two decades in a variety of roles. He started out training adaptive technology to blind and low vision users for the first six years. He then went into web accessibility, providing training and speaking at many conferences about digital accessibility and creating accessible content.

    He is in his happy place now at the Blind Low Vision NZ Library, working on projects and finding ways to improve access to books for people with print disabilities. He genuinely loves learning, and sharing what he has learned along the way.

    Tom is passionate about accessibility, good design, and making soft toys for his daughter. He also wrote this bio, but though it would sound less egotistical written in the third person.

    Presentations

    1. Accessible Technology in the Library - Thursday May 05 at 10:30AM - 11:30AMThis session will cover the accessibility features of mainstream technology that is commonly used in the library environment. The focus will be on accessibility features of the iOS and Android devices, braille, magnification and synthetic speech
    2. Creating Accessible Resources - Thursday June 02 at 10:30AM - 11:30AM- 11:30AMThis session will help get you started to ensure your resources are accessible as possible. This session will introduce some of existing accessibility standards for webpages (WCAG), PDF and ePUB documents. There will also be a lots of practical tips and information to make your resources more accessible.
    3. Accessible features: Libby & PressReader - Thursday July 07 at 10:30AMThis session will cover the accessibility features of two of the most common library platforms, Libby and PressReader. This session will demonstrate how content on Libby and PressReader can be accessed using features such synthetic speech and magnification. This will also cover some of the known accessibility issues.
    4. Making Accessible Copies - Thursday August 04 at 10:30AM - 11:30AMIn January 2020 New Zealand joined the Marrakesh Treaty to improve access for people with print disabilities. In this session we will cover what legal obligations are required to make an ‘accessible copy’ of a work and the implications for public libraries. This will also introduce the LIANZA Standing Committee on Copyright guidelines for public libraries on the Marrakesh Treaty. 

    Please use the register button to RSVP and the Zoom link and password for the session will be emailed to you. 

    This session will be recorded & uploaded to the LIANZA YouTube Channel within a few days of the event date. 

    • Please do not share this Zoom link or password.
    • RSVP’s and passwords are being used to ensure the Zoom session is a ‘safe space’.
    • Please ask any colleagues to RSVP to receive the link and password to join the session.
      • Tuesday, July 05, 2022
      • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
      • Zoom
      • 40
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      LIANZA TEL SIG: THE INFORMATION LITERACY FRAMEWORK PROJECT AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS PARLIAMENT LIBRARY (UK)
      Tuesday July 05 at 9AM - 10AM NZST

      In this presentation, Anne-Lise Harding, House of Commons Parliament Librarian (UK), will share the development of an information literacy framework aimed at highly skilled researchers from the House of Commons through an equality, diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) lens. This will cover the background of the project as well as information-behavior research, module development, peer-review, and delivery.

      Anne-Lise is a Senior Liaison Librarian at the House of Commons and Deputy Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG). Her interests lie in Information Literacy and Equality and Diversity. Anne-Lise is currently working on developing the Media and Information Literacy Alliance’s (MILA) framework in collaboration with CILIP ILG and the wider information professional community.

      Please use the register button to RSVP and the Zoom link and password for the session will be emailed to you. 
      This session will be recorded & uploaded to the LIANZA YouTube Channel.

      • Please do not share this Zoom link or password.
      • RSVP’s and passwords are being used to ensure the Zoom session is a ‘safe space’.
      • Please ask any colleagues to RSVP to receive the link and password to join the session.
          • Tuesday, July 12, 2022
          • Tuesday, December 13, 2022
          • 6 sessions
          • Zoom
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          LIANZA CHILDREN & YOUTH SERVICES NETWORK
          Every second Tuesday of the month, 2PM 

          LIANZA has been offering a time and space for children and youth services librarians and library staff to connect in a peer-to-peer network since late 2020. This network aims to provide support from within the profession for anyone engaging with children, youth, parents and whanau. We invite you to jump online every second Tuesday of the month and to bring your ideas and questions to share with CYS colleagues around the country. From working in partnership with early childhood centres and schools, class visits, engaging teens, holiday programmes, summer reading, use of te reo Māori and sign language in programming there lots to discuss. We have had some marvellous presentations and discussions - let the good work continue.

          UPCOMING SESSION

          Tuesday July 12

          Continued Sense of Wonder, Dunedin Public Libraries
          Jackie McMillan will share the long-running children’s literature book group, Continued Sense of Wonder, and the impact that it has had on their city

          We are seeking more topics and speakers  so please send your ideas to ana@lianza.org.nz
            • Wednesday, July 13, 2022
            • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
            • Zoom
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            LIANZA TELSIG & CAUL: ADVANCING OPEN ACCESS THROUGH PROCUREMENT AND STRATEGY
            Wednesday July 13 at 12NOON - 1PM

            Over the past several years, the Council of Australian University Librarians has committed to progressing the open access agenda through strategic procurement activities and its Advancing Open Scholarship strategic program. Since 2019, CAUL has pursued transformative agreements with publishers and has to date negotiated 15 transformative agreements for Australian university libraries. The read and publish agreements include deals with small, mid-sized, and large publishers, reflecting CAUL's commitment to support a diverse open publishing environment. In tandem with the strategic procurement program, CAUL's Advancing Open Scholarship program has focused on strategic advocacy at a national level in addition to undertaking practical projects that support open research practice. In this presentation, Angus Cook (Director, Content Procurement) and Kate Davis (Director, Strategy & Analytics) will provide an update on CAUL's recent work in the open-access space.

            About the presenters:

            Angus Cook is the Director, Content Procurement at the Council of Australian University Librarians. He has a strong commercial background having worked for publisher and library systems providers for many years. Angus leads the CAUL Content Procurement Service and has worked alongside other CAUL stakeholders in delivering new Read and Publish agreements to the CAUL community.

            Dr Kate Davis is the Director, Strategy & Analytics at the Council of Australian University Librarians. Kate has a background in theoretical and applied library and information research, library and information education, and digital learning and teaching. She works across CAUL's four strategic programs and leads CAUL's analytics portfolio.

            Please use the register button to RSVP and the Zoom link and password for the session will be emailed to you. This session will be recorded & uploaded to the LIANZA YouTube Channel.

            • Please do not share this Zoom link or password.
            • RSVP’s and passwords are being used to ensure the Zoom session is a ‘safe space’.
            • Please ask any colleagues to RSVP to receive the link and password to join the session.
            • Wednesday, July 27, 2022
            • Wednesday, November 23, 2022
            • 3 sessions
            • Zoom
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            LIANZA OLDER SERVICES NETWORK
            Wednesdays, every second month @ 1PM

            LIANZA is pleased to offer a time and space for librarians and library staff to connect in a peer-to-peer network. This network aims to provide support from within the profession for anyone engaging with older people in your community. We invite you to jump online on the last Wednesday of every second month and to bring your ideas and questions to share with colleagues around the country. From working to become dementia friendly to providing library services that respond to the needs of a growing older population as the  Boomers and Gen X  continue towards retirement and beyond. Similarly to the widely successful LIANZA CYS Network, we will need you to help identify topics, suggest speakers and share your ideas and successes. Where will this take us? Let’s try it and see what happens!

            The first network meeting for 2022 was March and we meet every two months.

            An exciting schedule is coming together and if you have any suggestions about topics or speakers please get in touch ana@lianza.org.nz

            Wed July 27 - we are looking for a topic and a speaker !

              • Friday, August 19, 2022
              • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
              • Tiakiwai Conference Centre, Auditorium, National Library, Aitken Street, Wellington 6011
              • 149
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              LIANZA TE UPOKO O TE IKA A MAUI - LIBRARY ASSISTANT'S DAY
              Friday August 19 at 9AM - 5PM

              LIANZA Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui community have an exciting line up of speakers and tours for library assistants to enhance your professional development and careers. 

              • Learn about the next steps on your qualification pathways from the programme directors of Open Polytechnic, Victoria University and Te Wananga o Raukawa.
              • Participate in the discussion with library managers and hear stories of lived experience from your peers. 
              • Wrap up the afternoon with tours of the Alexander Turnbull Library special collections and He Tohu.

              Registration:


                  • Thursday, August 25, 2022
                  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
                  • Zoom
                  • 96
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                  LIANZA COPYRIGHT Q&A
                  Thursday, August 25, 12-1PM

                  The LIANZA Standing Committee on Copyright want to help you with your burning copyright questions you have in your library. The Copyright Q&A  will start with a short introduction on a specific area of copyright. You will then have a chance to ask your copyright question(s) and get some expert advice.

                  Send your question ahead of the Q&A  to lianzacopyright@gmail.com so that the committee can consider and prepare a response to your question

                  These sessions will not be recorded.

                  • Please do not share this Zoom link or password.
                  • RSVP’s and passwords are being used to ensure the Zoom session is a ‘safe space’.
                  • Please ask any colleagues to RSVP to receive the link and password to join the session.
                    • Thursday, October 27, 2022
                    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
                    • Zoom
                    • 103
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                    LIANZA COPYRIGHT Q&A
                    Thursday October 27 @ 12-1PM

                    The LIANZA Standing Committee on Copyright want to help you with your burning copyright questions you have in your library. The Copyright Q&A  will start with a short introduction on a specific area of copyright. You will then have a chance to ask your copyright question(s) and get some expert advice.

                    Send your question ahead of the Q&A  to lianzacopyright@gmail.com so that the committee can consider and prepare a response to your question

                    These sessions will not be recorded.

                    • Please do not share this Zoom link or password.
                    • RSVP’s and passwords are being used to ensure the Zoom session is a ‘safe space’.
                    • Please ask any colleagues to RSVP to receive the link and password to join the session.

                    Past events

                    Monday, June 27, 2022 Libraries and the future of local government - public panel discussion
                    Thursday, June 23, 2022 LIANZA Copyright Q&A - June 23
                    Wednesday, June 22, 2022 LIANZA SLIS - Reference requests tracking & reporting
                    Tuesday, June 14, 2022 LIANZA Te Upoko - Professional development of mid-career librarians
                    Friday, June 03, 2022 LIANZA TEL SIG: IFLA – Stories from the inside
                    Wednesday, June 01, 2022 LIANZA Professional Registration Meetup - Reflective Practice
                    Tuesday, May 10, 2022 LIANZA SLIS - Privacy 101
                    Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Libraries and the future for local government workshop
                    Wednesday, May 04, 2022 LIANZA Te Upoko - UX New Zealand from a libraries perspective
                    Wednesday, April 27, 2022 LIANZA Professional Registration Meetup - Application process & BoK mapping
                    Thursday, April 07, 2022 LIANZA Webinar – Learn more about applying for a LIANZA Associateship
                    Friday, April 01, 2022 LIANZA TEL SIG - Information Literacy in the UK
                    Thursday, March 24, 2022 LIANZA and SLANZA - The Power of Picture Books
                    Thursday, March 24, 2022 How do we ‘thrive under fire’ during the pandemic?
                    Thursday, March 17, 2022 LIANZA Te Whakakitenga aa Kaimai Library Staff - Professional Sharing about the Pandemic
                    Wednesday, March 16, 2022 LIANZA Webinar - Coping with aggressive and anxious library users
                    Tuesday, March 15, 2022 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults - Books Alive and virtual storytimes Q & A
                    Thursday, March 10, 2022 NEW Library and Information Qualification Grants
                    Thursday, February 24, 2022 LIANZA TEL SIG: Recruitment in New Zealand library & information services – an open discussion
                    Thursday, February 17, 2022 LIANZA 2022 Annual Hui
                    Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Neurodiversity and Dyslexia – engaging with libraries
                    Tuesday, February 15, 2022 LIANZA Te Upoko o te Ika a Māui Webinar - Exploring burnout in library staff during COVID times
                    Thursday, December 16, 2021 LIANZA Christmas Networking Social Function
                    Thursday, December 09, 2021 LIANZA COVID MEETUP – Ensuring Access
                    Tuesday, December 07, 2021 LIANZA Webinar – Memes at Alexander Turnbull Library
                    Thursday, December 02, 2021 Neurodiversity and Dyslexia – engaging with libraries
                    Thursday, December 02, 2021 LIANZA COVID MEETUP – Assisting library users with vaccine passports
                    Tuesday, November 23, 2021 LIANZA TEL SIG – New Model Library & Open Science projects (US & Netherlands): OCLC perspectives on the shift to open in libraries
                    Thursday, November 11, 2021 LIANZA 2021 Professional Recognition Awards
                    Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Literacy Across the Divide: Information Literacy as the Key to Student Transition - Book Launch
                    Wednesday, November 10, 2021 LIANZA AGM
                    Tuesday, November 02, 2021 LIANZA Webinar – EBSCO FOLIO
                    Wednesday, October 27, 2021 A LIANZA TEL SIG event – The state of open access in Aotearoa New Zealand. How much is behind paywalls?
                    Friday, October 01, 2021 LIANZA Webinar - Facilitating dementia friendly book groups in your library
                    Wednesday, September 29, 2021 LIANZA Webinar - Picton Library speaks about working towards being Dementia Friendly
                    Tuesday, September 21, 2021 LIANZA SLIS – Virtual Session: Training Videos for Special Libraries
                    Thursday, September 09, 2021 LIANZA Professional Registration Meetup - Reflective Practice
                    Thursday, September 09, 2021 LIANZA CatSIG Online Sessions
                    Thursday, September 02, 2021 Online Hui: LIANZA Evaluation & Impact
                    Wednesday, September 01, 2021 LIANZA COVID Meetup - Sole Charge Libraries
                    Friday, August 27, 2021 LIANZA COVID Meetup - Supporting the Library & Information Sector Workforce
                    Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Online: LIANZA Strategic Leadership Governance Review
                    Sunday, August 22, 2021 LIANZA Te Whakakitenga aa Kaimai Annual General Meeting
                    Thursday, August 12, 2021 LIANZA Te Upoko o te Ika a Māui AGM & Mid-Winter Celebration
                    Wednesday, August 11, 2021 LIANZA Webinar - Online Cenotaph
                    Tuesday, August 10, 2021 LIANZA Murihiku AGM
                    Tuesday, August 03, 2021 LIANZA TEL SIG Online Session - e-Textbook: the pros & cons
                    Wednesday, July 28, 2021 LIANZA SLIS – SLISanine Session#2: Reference Requests Tracking & Reporting in Special Libraries
                    Wednesday, July 21, 2021 LIANZA Professional Registration Meetup - Application Process & BoK Mapping
                    Wednesday, June 30, 2021 LIANZA Murihiku Mid Winter Event: Introducing the new University of Otago Librarian - Mike Wall
                    Friday, June 25, 2021 LIANZA 2021 Books Alive Online Event & Virtual Storytime Q&A
                    Tuesday, June 22, 2021 LIANZA SLIS Mid-Winter Social Get Together
                    Tuesday, June 22, 2021 LIANZA Webinar - Sex, Sexuality, and the Public Library
                    Tuesday, May 25, 2021 LIANZA Webinar - #1Lib1Ref – getting started with one librarian one reference
                    Wednesday, May 19, 2021 LIANZA Hikuwai Panel - Libraries and LTPs
                    Friday, May 14, 2021 LIANZA Te Whakakitenga aa Kaimai - Networking Morning with LIANZA President Anahera Morehu
                    Thursday, May 13, 2021 LIANZA TEL SIG Webinar - Learning from the best: Facing adversity in tertiary librarianship
                    Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Inaugural LIANZA SLISanine Session: Purchasing and Licencing eResources: The Challenge for Special Libraries
                    Tuesday, May 11, 2021 LIANZA Professional Development Workshop
                    Friday, May 07, 2021 LIANZA Professional Development Workshop
                    Thursday, May 06, 2021 LIANZA Professional Development Workshop
                    Wednesday, May 05, 2021 LIANZA Webinar - Early Literacy Storytimes & Training
                    Thursday, April 29, 2021 LIANZA Webinar - Non-Māori librarians and mātauranga Māori: more than ticking the BoKs
                    Friday, April 09, 2021 LIANZA Professional Registration Meetup
                    Friday, April 09, 2021 Ngā Upoko Tukutuku Tukua Workshop
                    Friday, March 26, 2021 IFLA Information Session - Elections
                    Wednesday, March 24, 2021 LIANZA SLIS - Innovating and Improving Service Delivery: Lessons from Lockdown
                    Thursday, March 18, 2021 LIANZA Workshop: Responding with Empathy to Challenging Behaviours
                    Wednesday, March 17, 2021 LIANZA TEL SIG Webinar - Managing stress in the GLAM sector
                    Thursday, March 11, 2021 LIANZA Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui - Visit Mīharo with National Librarian, Rachel Esson
                    Wednesday, March 10, 2021 LIANZA Murihiku - Youth Librarians Day, Roxburgh Library
                    Friday, February 26, 2021 IFLA Asia-Pacific regional webinar on libraries and the SDGs
                    Monday, February 22, 2021 Workshop Two: LIANZA Leaders as Coaches – developing people and performance
                    Monday, February 15, 2021 Workshop One & Two: LIANZA Leaders as Coaches – developing people and performance
                    Monday, February 15, 2021 Workshop One: LIANZA Leaders as Coaches – developing people and performance
                    Thursday, February 04, 2021 Tātou Tātou: Gather & Grow LIANZA Tertiary & Research Symposium
                    Tuesday, January 26, 2021 LIANZA Ikaroa AGM & National Librarian visit to Palmerston North
                    Friday, December 11, 2020 LIANZA TEL SIG - Wrap up for 2020
                    Thursday, December 10, 2020 LIANZA Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui - Christmas Event
                    Sunday, December 06, 2020 LIANZA Te Whakakitenga aa Kaimai Christmas Quiz
                    Wednesday, November 18, 2020 LIANZA Webinar - Abstract Writing
                    Tuesday, November 17, 2020 LIANZA Leadership in a Time of Change Panel & LIANZA AGM
                    Wednesday, October 28, 2020 LIANZA Webinar - Digital Inclusion & Libraries
                    Tuesday, October 27, 2020 LIANZA TELSIG Event: An Open Journal Discussion Group Meeting
                    Wednesday, October 14, 2020 LIANZA Otago Southland Social Event - Meet LIANZA President & Executive Director
                    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 LIANZA Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui Iso-breaker - Join the (virtual) conversation
                    Thursday, October 01, 2020 LIANZA CatSIG Professional Development Online Talks 2020
                    Wednesday, September 30, 2020 LIANZA Library Panel - Libraries Looking Forward
                    Wednesday, September 30, 2020 LIANZA Webinar - What is Wai 262?
                    Monday, August 24, 2020 LIANZA Otago Southland Annual General Meeting
                    Wednesday, August 19, 2020 LIANZA Webinar - Digital Inclusion
                    Thursday, August 06, 2020 LIANZA Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui - Annual General Meeting
                    Tuesday, August 04, 2020 LIANZA TELSIG - Report back from VALA
                    Wednesday, July 29, 2020 LIANZA Webinar - Libraries in Times of Economic Downturn
                    Wednesday, July 22, 2020 LIANZA Webinar - Wikipedia for Librarians & Archivists
                    Monday, July 06, 2020 LIANZA Te Whakakitenga aa Kaimai - Virtual Weekend School
                    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 LIANZA Webinar - Connecting and engaging with children and youth in library spaces
                    Wednesday, May 27, 2020 LIANZA Meetup NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults Books Alive and Virtual Storytime
                    Wednesday, May 20, 2020 LIANZA Meetup - Collecting in a time of COVID-19
                    Thursday, May 14, 2020 LIANZA Webinar - Legal Deposit
                    Thursday, May 14, 2020 LIANZA & PLNZ Meetup - Sharing Strategies for Contact Tracing
                    Thursday, May 07, 2020 LIANZA Lockdown Quiz
                    Thursday, May 07, 2020 LIANZA Webinar - Zooming in on Book Clubs
                    Wednesday, May 06, 2020 LIANZA Meetup - Makerspaces and online offerings
                    Tuesday, May 05, 2020 LIANZA & PLNZ Meetup - Sharing Strategies for Moving to Level 2
                    Friday, May 01, 2020 LIANZA #stopforacuppa
                    Friday, May 01, 2020 LIANZA & PLNZ MEETUP – Supporting the Library & Information Sector Workforce
                    Wednesday, April 29, 2020 LIANZA Professional Registration Meetup
                    Friday, April 24, 2020 LIANZA & PLNZ Meetup - Level 3 for Public Libraries
                    Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Navigating Rights and Sharing Taonga of Indigenous Communities with Gareth Seymour
                    Thursday, April 16, 2020 LIANZA Meetup - Sharing Strategies for Moving Levels
                    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Confidence and Continuity – Managing Public Sector Information during a Pandemic
                    Wednesday, April 08, 2020 Bilingial Service Provision with Gareth Seymour
                    Tuesday, March 31, 2020 LIANZA Webinar Copyright and Virtual Storytimes Aotearoa Statement
                    Wednesday, March 18, 2020 LIANZA Ikaroa Library Experience Day
                    Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Penny Guy on Sensory Storytimes - LIANZA Webinar Series 2020
                    Thursday, March 05, 2020 LIANZA Otago Southland - An Expansive Approach to Readers’ Advisory (RA) in Libraries
                    Wednesday, February 26, 2020 ​LIANZA Marrakesh Treaty & Libraries Webinar
                    Tuesday, February 18, 2020 LIANZA Lunchtime Event - The Research Process: A Presentation & Panel Discussion
                    Wednesday, December 04, 2019 LIANZA SLIS - Wellington Christmas Party & Quiz
                    Monday, November 25, 2019 LIANZA Otago Southland - The Reference Interview
                    Tuesday, November 05, 2019 Turning Your Conference Presentation into a Paper
                    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 LIANZA Te Whakakitenga aa Kaimai Library Assistant's Day
                    Monday, October 21, 2019 LIANZA Annual General Meeting
                    Wednesday, October 16, 2019 LIANZA Accessibility SIG Marrakesh Get Together
                    Thursday, September 26, 2019 The "So What?" of Libraries - Developing Next-Generation Measures, Metrics, Impact, and Evaluation
                    Thursday, September 26, 2019 GLAM Futures and Foresight - Better Strategic Thinking for Cultural Institutions
                    Saturday, September 21, 2019 LIANZA Hikuwai Professional Registation Workshop & AGM
                    Thursday, September 19, 2019 LIANZA Otago Southland - The Reference Interview
                    Thursday, August 22, 2019 Lunchtime with LIANZA SLIS: When Disaster Strikes
                    Friday, August 02, 2019 LIANZA Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui Library Assistant's Day